Features of Flipster App
- Download popular magazines for reading
- Organise your magazines by title
- Browse magazines via Table of Contents and Page Thumbnails
- Track percentage of magazine read
- Read articles without images and advertisements in Text View
- Once installed, click Find a Library. Search library name Sunway College Johor Bahru and click LOG IN. For off campus access, please approach library staff for user ID and password.
- After logging in, you are taken to the Explore screen of Flipster, which will display the titles available from your library.
Searching for Magazines
- Tap the Search icon in the upper-right corner of the Explore screen.
- Tap the search field and enter your keywords, such as title, publisher or category.
- Tap the Download icon to download an issue to your device or tap the cover to learn more.
- Browse from the All Magazines area displayed. Or tap Categories in the upper-left corner of the Explore screen to select a particular category of magazine to display.
- Tap the Information icon below the cover to learn more about a title, including a brief description as well as the available back issues.
- Tap the Download icon for a title you would like to download.
- The My Shelf screen of Flipster displays the issues you have downloaded to your device.
- When a title is downloaded, it appears as NEW in your library. After you start reading, it shows the percentage of magazine that you have read.
- Tap the Trash Can icon to delete a magazine from Flipster.
Reading an Issue
- Swipe your finger left or right to flip through pages of the magazine.
- Tap the Menu icon in the upper right-hand corner to view the digital Table of Contents with links to each article.
- Tap My Shelf to return to your library of magazines in the app.
Using Text View
- When available, you can select Text View, which removes images from an article and displays only the text.
- When multiple articles appear on a page, you can select the text only version of a specific article from a drop-down menu.
- Tap Back icon to return to the page view of the magazine.
EBSCO Information Services n.d., Flipster App for iPad and iPhone, EBSCO Help, viewed 3 December 2017, <https://help.ebsco.com/interfaces/Flipster/User_Guide/Flipster_App_iPad_iPhone>.
EBSCO Information Services 2017, Flipster: Flipster app, EBSCO LibGuides, viewed 3 December 2017, <https://ebsco.libguides.com/flipster/flipsterapp>.